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Goa is a State in India with Panaji it's capital, while Vasco da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first landed in the early 16th century as merchants and conquered it soon thereafter. Goa is a former Portuguese colony, the Portuguese overseas territory of Portuguese India existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by India in 1961.
Blink and you will pass it by Gondal is truly a small leafy town about 40 kms from Rajkot.
Most tourists are aware of the famous Ajanta and Ellora Caves but few have heard of the Karla and Bhaja Caves which date back to the 2nd century BC and are amongst the oldest and perhaps finest example of the early Buddhist rock-cut temple genre in India. Though on a much smaller scale than the better known Ajanta and Ellora their charm lies in their simple charm, serene surroundings and hardly any
GUJARAT'S SASAN GIR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY: THE LAST REFUGE OF THE ASIATIC LION